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Altitude camps and racing at altitude with Andrew Simmons

Altitude camps and racing at altitude with Andrew Simmons | EP#210

Andrew Simmons is founder and Head Coach of Lifelong Endurance in Denver, Colorado. He joins us to discuss all things altitude, from going up to altitude for a training camp to gain physiological advantages, to dealing with having to race at altitude despite normally residing at sea level.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • The physiology of training and racing at altitude
  • The theory and application of altitude training camps
  • Going to altitude to race
  • Considerations for athletes living at altitude year-round
  • Altitude tents and masks
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Injury prevention and rehabilitation with James Debenham, PhD

Injury prevention and rehabilitation with James Debenham, PhD | EP#209

James Debenham, PhD, is a physiotherapist, researcher and university lecturer, as well as an accomplished Ironman athlete himself. He discusses the ins and outs of injury prevention and factors contributing to injury development, as well as rehabilitation from injury for triathletes and endurance athletes.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • The biology of tissue and tissue loading
  • Variables contributing to injury development
  • How to manipulate training variables and lifestyle variables to prevent injuries from occurring
  • Rehabilitation from injury
  • Progression of volume and intensity when returning to training
  • When, why and how to find a good physiotherapist
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Nutrition trends and current evidence with Danny Lennon

Nutrition trends and current evidence with Danny Lennon | EP#208

Danny Lennon, founder of Sigma Nutrition Radio makes a living staying up to date with current research and evidence in nutrition. He discusses current nutrition trends and what the consensus of them actually is.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • Chrono-nutrition
  • Carbohydrates and low-carb diets
  • The gut microbiome
  • Intermittent fasting and time-restricted feeding
  • Genetics, genetic testing and nutrition
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TTS207 - Mindfulness, Mental Fatigue, and Brain Endurance Training with Walter Staiano, PhD

Mindfulness, Mental Fatigue, and Brain Endurance Training with Walter Staiano, PhD | EP#207

Walter Staiano, PhD, is a researcher and performance consultant specialising in mental fatigue, mindfulness in athletic performance, and the mechanisms that increase and decrease perception of effort and thereby endurance performance.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • How mindfulness training can impact athletic, cognitive and social performance.
  • How mental fatigue arises, how it impacts endurance sports performance and how to manage and minimise mental fatigue.
  • What Brain Endurance Training (BET) is and how it has the potential to improve endurance performance beyond the benefits of physical training.
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TTS205 - Training talk with world-class cyclist Amber Neben and coach Tim Cusick

Training talk with world-class cyclist Amber Neben and coach Tim Cusick | EP#205

Amber Neben is one of the most accomplished cyclists in the history of women’s cycling, with two individual World Championship titles, two Olympic games, and recently finishing 4th at the World Championship Time Trial event at the age of 44. Amber and her coach Tim Cusick join us today to discuss the training that has led to so much success and importantly, great longevity and continued success in the sport of cycling.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • How Amber’s training year leading up to the 4th place finish at Worlds was structured
  • Her two phases of training: foundation training and performance training
  • The big picture: structuring training around 4-year cycles rather than 1-year plans
  • The importance of training progression and focusing on time in zone
  • How Amber’s training and aspects around training have changed over the years as she has learnt more and developed as an athlete
  • How is training adjusted for age, at the age of 44?
  • The difference in training between (elite) female and male cyclists
  • Takeaway messages from Amber’s training and cycling journey applicable for amateurs and age-group athletes
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TTS204 - Fatigue management with James Teagle and Lachlan Kerin

Fatigue management with James Teagle and Lachlan Kerin | EP#204

Scientific Triathlon coaches James Teagle, Lachlan Kerin and Mikael Eriksson get together to discuss fatigue. How much fatigue is acceptable to experience in triathlon training, how can you manage fatigue, and how do you adjust training and other factors if you end up carrying too much fatigue?

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • Acute versus accumulated fatigue and how they should be treated differently
  • Different kinds of fatigue: peripheral (muscular), central (nervous system), mental, and general
  • Managing fatigue through training: repeatable training weeks vs. two weeks hard, one week easy
  • Assessing fatigue with objective and subjective measures (perceived fatigue, motivation, RPE, performance, heart rate, HRV, etc.)
  • When and how should you adjust training (or lifestyle factors) for fatigue? How do you know when enough is enough?
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TTS203 - Improve your running speed, endurance, and performance with Pete Magill

Improve your running speed, endurance, and performance with Pete Magill | EP#203

Pete Magill is a running coach, author, and the fastest-ever American distance runner over age 50 in the 5K and 10K as well as a multiple American and world age group record-holder. In this interview we discuss the most important principles of improving your running speed, endurance and performance, applicable for everybody from 5k-specialists to Ironman-triathletes.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • Muscle fiber recruitment – how to train all your muscle fibers and make them work for you
  • Balancing hard and easy running
  • The all-important long run
  • Hill running – one of the most versatile tools in your running toolbox
  • Essential strength and conditioning for runners
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Training for time-crunched athletes with Conrad Goeringer

Training for time-crunched athletes with Conrad Goeringer | EP#202

Conrad Goeringer is a Nashville-based coach specialising in coaching busy professionals. In this interview, Conrad discusses how he helps athletes leverage their time to achieve their goals and keep improving on a limited time budget for training due to work, family and other obligations.

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  • The importance of training frequency
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  • How to use intensity smartly and allocate intensity to the three disciplines on a low-volume training plan
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  • The hierarchy of swimming, biking, and running when time is scarce
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  • Time-saving strategies to make the most of the time that you do have available
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Base training_ off-season do's and dont's with James Teagle and Lachlan Kerin

Base training: off-season do’s and dont’s with James Teagle and Lachlan Kerin | EP#201

Scientific Triathlon coaches James Teagle, Lachlan Kerin and Mikael Eriksson get together to discuss base training for triathlon and endurance sports. What should you do (and what shouldn’t you do) in your off-season.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • What is “base training” or the “off-season” – how long does it last, when does it start, when does it end, and what are the objectives of it?
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  • Should you take time completely off training?
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  • Methodologies for structuring your base training
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  • Common mistakes to avoid in base training
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  • Considerations other than training to make the most of your base training phase
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